A non-linear interface element model for thin layer high adhesive mortared masonry

Nazir, Shahid & Dhanasekar, Manicka (2014) A non-linear interface element model for thin layer high adhesive mortared masonry. Computers & Structures, 144, pp. 23-39.

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Abstract

A nonlinear interface element modelling method is formulated for the prediction of deformation and failure of high adhesive thin layer polymer mortared masonry exhibiting failure of units and mortar. Plastic flow vectors are explicitly integrated within the implicit finite element framework instead of relying on predictor–corrector like approaches. The method is calibrated using experimental data from uniaxial compression, shear triplet and flexural beam tests. The model is validated using a thin layer mortared masonry shear wall, whose experimental datasets are reported in the literature and is used to examine the behaviour of thin layer mortared masonry under biaxial loading.

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ID Code: 76304
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Interface element, Implicit model, Nonlinear behaviour, Mesh sensitivity, Load-increment sensitivity, Thin layer high adhesive mortared masonry
DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2014.07.023
ISSN: 0045-7949
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
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Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Elsevier
Copyright Statement: This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Computers & Structures. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Computers & Structures, [VOL 144, (2014)] DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2014.07.023
Deposited On: 23 Sep 2014 22:58
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2014 20:36

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